Garlic and Herb Brussel Sprouts Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Brussels Sprouts have reemerged in the foodie scence and we are all warming up to them nicely, but our Garlic and Herb Brussels Sprouts recipe will erase every boiled-Brussels memory and keep you coming back for more.
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Fellow mommas and poppas, friends, and food lovers, I’m on a redemptive mission today, taking you on a journey with one of the most dreaded dinner components from our childhoods: Brussels sprouts. They’ve reemerged in the foodie scene and we’re all warming up to them nicely, but our Garlic and Herb Brussel Sprouts recipe will erase every boiled-Brussels memory and keep you coming back for more – especially with their make-ahead freezer meal convenience.

In our busy lives, finding the time and energy to cook is a real challenge. That’s where make-ahead dishes like this recipe come in handy. Imagine having a stash of this delightful recipe in your freezer, ready to go whenever you need a quick, wholesome, flavorful dinner option. We are all about the convenience of make-ahead meals and enjoying the most scrumptious dishes, which is why we cultivated this recipe.

The credit for their alluring flavor goes to the seasoning blend and preparation method. Garlic, rosemary, thyme, and paprika mingle with brussel sprouts in the crockpot for a few hours, resulting in robust flavor and the perfect texture. Plant-based and Whole 30 approved, our Garlic and Herb Brussel Sprouts are not only a delight to your taste buds, they also tick all the boxes for your health goals and bring convenience to life’s chaos. 

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Garlic and Herb Brussels Sprouts Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe
Brussels Sprouts have reemerged in the foodie scence and we are all warming up to them nicely, but our Garlic and Herb Brussels Sprouts recipe will erase every boiled-Brussels memory and keep you coming back for more.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Equipment
  • 1 Slow Cooker
  • 1 gallon freezer bag
Ingredients
  
  • 6 cups Brussels sprouts
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Dried rosemary
  • 1 tbsp Dried thyme
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 6 tbsp Olive oil
Instructions
 
Prep/Freezer Directions
  • Prepare a gallon freezer bag, labeling according to your preferred method.
  • Add all ingredients into the gallon freezer bag, then shake to evenly coat.
  • Seal bag, removing as much air as possible and freeze for up to three months.
Slow Cooker | Cooking Directions
  • Dump the contents of the freezer bag into a slow cooker.
  • Cook on high for 2-3 hours.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Keyword Brussels Sprouts Freezer Meal, easy freezer meals for new moms, Garlic and Herb Brussels Sprouts, Plant Based Freezer Meal, Plant Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal, Vegan Recipe
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Equipment needed to Make Garlic and Herb Brussels Sprouts

  • 1 Slow Cooker
  • 1 gallon freezer bag

Ingredients for your Garlic and Herb Brussels Sprouts Plant-Based Recipe

  • 6 cups Brussels sprouts
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Dried rosemary
  • 1 tbsp Dried thyme
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 6 tbsp Olive oil

How to make a Herb and Garlic Brussels-Sprouts Plant Based Recipe

Prep/Freezer Directions:

  1. Prepare a gallon freezer bag, labeling according to your preferred method.
  2. Add all ingredients into the gallon freezer bag, then shake to evenly coat.
  3. Seal bag, removing as much air as possible and freeze for up to three months.

Slow Cooker | Cooking Directions

  1. Dump the contents of the freezer bag into a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on high for 2-3 hours.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

What to Pair with your Plant-Based Brussels Sprouts

Sides:

Desserts:

Mocktails:

Popular Substitutions and Additions

Substitutions:

  • Cauliflower: Replace the brussels sprouts with cauliflower florets if you’re not a fan of brussels sprouts or are looking to change things up.

Additions:

  • Sweet Potatoes: For added color, heartiness, and nutritional benefits, mix two cups of diced sweet potatoes to the mix.
  • Lemon Zest: Add the zest of one lemon for a refreshing citrus twist.

How To Reheat & Store Garlic and Herb Brussels Sprouts Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe

Best Way To Store Leftover Whole 30 Brussels Sprouts?

This recipe is best stored in the fridge. Make sure to follow proper procedures to ensure quality storage. Allow your Brussels Sprouts to cool to room temperature after initial cooking, this will help prevent extra moisture in your containers. Store in airtight containers in the fridge.

How Long Will Garlic and Herb Brussel Sprouts Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe Last In the Fridge?

If you properly allow your Brussels sprouts to cool, and store in airtight containers, your leftovers will remain fresh in the fridge for three to five days.

Can I Freeze Convenient Brussels Sprouts Recipe?

We recommend freezing before cooking and consuming any leftovers within the recommended time frame for optimal flavor and texture. You can freeze if you’d like, but beware that the texture and taste will not be as scrumptious the second round.

To prepare this Brussels Sprouts as a raw freezer meal, add all ingredients into your labeled gallon freezer bag, shake to evenly coat, and seal. Remove as much excess air as possible and store for up to three months.

How To Reheat Easy Garlic Brussels Sprouts Recipe?

We recommend reheating this recipe in a skillet on the stovetop. Over medium-low heat, place desired amount of leftovers on the skillet, with a splash of broth or water to prevent sticking. Stir occasionally to ensure even heating throughout the leftovers. If using the microwave, heat on a safe plate, in short bursts of 30-60 seconds. Stir between each interval to ensure even heating throughout the leftover dish.

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